Summary District Representative, Government Agricultural Service near Brandon (MB)
Find key facts and figures about working as a district representative, government agricultural service. The following information is applicable to all Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists (NOC 21112).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists provide assistance and advice to farmers on all aspects of farm management, cultivation, fertilization, harvesting, soil erosion and composition, disease prevention, nutrition, crop rotation and marketing. They are employed by businesses, institutions and governments that assist the farming community, or they may be self-employed.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in Manitoba
The job prospects are fair in the Southwest Region
advertised in Manitoba
- Conduct research, analyze agricultural data and prepare research reports
- Liaise with researchers, educators and government or business managers on matters pertaining to farming and agriculture
- Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given
- Prepare and conduct advisory information sessions and lectures for farmers and other groups
- Provide counselling and advisory services to farmers on agricultural subjects
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